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Soundbites: Moving Toward A Net Contribution Framework

In this podcast, Mission OutLoud's Toni Johnson and Heron's Dana Bezerra discuss how assessing a company's broader impacts serves a more specific mission.

Thinking On: Frequently Overheard Grumblings

Heron's president, Clara Miller, reviews some of the most common misunderstandings she has heard over the past few years in the field.

Soundbites: Clara Miller Looks Back Five Years

Toni Johnson of Mission OutLoud sits down with Heron's Clara Miller to discuss her 2017 letter to the field reflecting on a five-year journey.

President’s Letter 2017

Heron's president, Clara Miller, offers a look back at the past five years of the foundation and offers some lessons learned.

PACE Bonds: Mission Investment? It’s Complicated.

As Heron continues to optimize our portfolio for mission, some types of impact look great in isolation—but less so in context.

Thinking On: Darren Walker’s Decision to Serve on Pepsi’s Board Is Wise

In a letter to the editor, Clara Miller defends Darren Walker's involvement with Pepsi and the many ways philanthropy can, and does, interact with the private sector.

Photo of the Month: December 2016

Residents mourn the victims of Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse fire as the nation continues to grapple with rising rent costs and precarious living situations.

Photo of the Month: November 2016

A growing camp of activists at Standing Rock highlights a larger struggle for indigenous land rights and control over their economic future.

Soundbites: Investing in Change in Buffalo

Toni Johnson sits down with Matt Enstice, head of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus Organization to talk about BNMC’s impact in the local community.

Soundbites: Making Sense of Adult Learning

Gabi Zolla from CAEL discusses the ways that they are changing the practices of workplaces and schools to better accommodate adult learners.